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Friday, July 10, 2020
The Crawford Insurance Group is Proud to Announce the 2020 Winners of our College Scholarship ProgramOur mission at the Crawford Insurance Group is to empower our employees, clients, and communities to successfully navigate the unexpected. The Crawford Insurance Group knows that giving back in both time and treasure not only improves the community, but the people in it. We have had a long- ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Education, General News Article, Press Release
Thursday, July 09, 2020
The RHPL Bookmobile Is Back at Pine Ridge Apartments (2800 Overlook Drive, Rochester Hills) every Monday from 3:30PM - 4:30PM!  The bookmobile will resume service on Monday, July 13. Bookmobile patrons may pick up holds only, but there will be a limited number of materials (see below) available outside of the bus for quick browsing. To maintain proper distancing and ensure safety for patrons and ...read more
Categories: Education
Wednesday, July 08, 2020
With a focus on promoting interdisciplinary collaboration, Oakland University has elevated its bioengineering program to a department. The move is intended to strengthen the university’s academic profile and help students succeed in a rapidly evolving job market.  Louay Chamra, (left) dean of the School of Engineering and Computer Science and Kevin Corcoran, dean of the College of Arts and ...read more
Categories: Education, General News Article, Press Release
Tuesday, July 07, 2020
BLAST OFF 2 SCHOOLNeighborhood House Outfits Children in Need    Rochester Hills, MI – Neighborhood House is seeking new donated school supplies from July 13 - August 7. School supplies may be dropped off at the Neighborhood House office at 1720 South Livernois or at the Rochester Hills Public Library, Rams Horn, the Rochester Fire Station, the Auburn Hills Chamber of Commerce office, or Oakland ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Education, Fundraising Event
Monday, July 06, 2020
In order to give students the proper tools they need to succeed, Pine Ridge Apartments has partnered with Oakland Family Services and is collecting school supplies to help students in our community thrive. Donations can be dropped off at 2800 Overlook Dr, Rochester Hills. A donation box will be located at the front entrance of the clubhouse from July 13-July 27. Donations accepted Monday through ...read more
Categories: Fundraising Event, Education
Thursday, July 02, 2020
  Oakland University’s Six Fridays at 6 Summer Carillon Concert Series, which features carillonneurs from around the world, will celebrate its fifth anniversary this year with a series of outdoor concerts starting on Friday, July 10.   “Listening to carillon music is a great way of enjoying a live outdoor performance while social distancing in a large, open area,” said Dennis Curry, OU’s ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Education, Press Release
Tuesday, June 30, 2020
The Oakland University Center for Autism is sponsoring a summer webinar series to help parents, caregivers and siblings support children with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) during the coronavirus pandemic.  The weekly webinars focus on a variety of issues, including facilitating online learning for children with autism, looking out for dangers such as cyberbullying, dealing with trauma and ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release, General News Article
Friday, June 26, 2020
PLANTING COMPLETED AT NEW POLLINATOR GARDEN ON THE PAINT CREEK TRAILGarden Honors Late Paint Creek Trail Bike Patroller David Moutrie  Rochester Hills, Michigan: The Friends of the Paint Creek Trail in conjunction with the Paint Creek Trailways Commission recently installed a new pollinator garden along the Paint Creek Trail. The new garden is located approximately ¼ mile north of Tienken Road in ...read more
Categories: Education, Chamber, Press Release
Wednesday, June 24, 2020
Starting this fall, students will be able to earn a Master of Business Administration entirely through online classes.  OU’s MBA program was already online-friendly, with 13 of 16 required courses offered online. Making the remaining required courses available online makes the program even more accessible, while maintaining the same commitment to academic quality. “The online format has a ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Education, Press Release
Monday, June 22, 2020
  OU INC client Time2Talk (T2T) has partnered with Definitive Technology Group (DTG), to be DTG’s proprietary device management software provider. The partnership is a breakthrough in bringing sophisticated, yet affordable device tracking technology to an array of customers in varied industries.   “During these difficult times, Time2Talk and Definitive Technology Group are working together ...read more
Categories: Business News, General News Article, Education, Press Release
Friday, June 19, 2020
  Industrial and Systems Engineering is one of eight jobs that are projected to be great ones to target in the current economic climate, according to a recent articleby U.S. News & World Report.   “On the production end of the supply chain, industrial engineers play an essential role,” U.S. News & World Report Contributor Robin Madell wrote in the article. “They increase efficiency in ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Press Release, Chamber, Education
Thursday, June 18, 2020
On June 15, the Oakland University Board of Trustees approved a $270,013,650 general fund budget, which includes a zero percent tuition increase for the fall 2020 semester.  Although the State of Michigan’s FY2021 budget has not been finalized, the university’s FY2021 budget is based on the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, which allows states to fund universities at a ...read more
Categories: Education, General News Article, Press Release
Thursday, June 18, 2020
  Oakland University’s School of Music, Theatre and Dance is offering virtual summer workshops this year, including a Summer Virtual Jazz Intensive featuring violinist Regina Carter, jazz drummer Sean Dobbins and flutist Nancy Stagnitta from July 20-24.   The OU Summer Virtual Jazz Intensive will focus on themed topics such as the history of women in jazz, bridging classical to jazz, jazz ...read more
Categories: Chamber, General News Article, Education, Press Release
Tuesday, June 16, 2020
  As a senior academic adviser with Oakland University’s First Year Advising Center (FYAC), Kate Golder has been assisting OU students transitioning to their first year in college by helping them plan and schedule their courses, navigate changing majors, and connecting them to campus resources.   “My main priority and goal is to make sure my students feel supported,” said Golder, who has ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Education, General News Article
Monday, June 15, 2020
For the fourth consecutive year, Oakland University received a gold ranking, the highest possible rating for veteran-friendliness from the Michigan Veterans Affairs Agency (MVAA). The organization recognizes institutions of higher learning for dedication to student veterans and dependents using their G.I. Bill and other educational benefits. Based on a variety of factors, the schools on this ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Education, Press Release
Monday, June 15, 2020
Spillane & Reynolds Orthodontics has been Creating Amazing Smiles in metro-Detroit for 29 years and has always been a proud supporter of local schools and educators who help shape the lives of the practice’s patients.  In order to give teachers the much-deserved (but rarely-given) recognition and celebration they deserve, the practice holds a “How Cool is School” contest every year, asking ...read more
Categories: Education, Chamber, Fun Facts, Press Release
Wednesday, February 19, 2020
The insurance law changes coming to Michigan on July 1, 2020 were greatly needed to reduce the large insurance premiums in the state. However, the law has several unintended consequences that can severely impact Michigan residents, and may result in rates increasing long-term. Below is a brief summary of some of those issues.PIP/Medical Benefits - If an individual loses their medical insurance, ...read more
Categories: Business News, Education, Press Release, General News Article

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